Dealing with unwanted deer is frustrating and challenging for even the most patient of gardeners and homeowners. Which repellents work, and which ones don’t? How long do they last? Which plants are truly deerproof? What kinds of health risks do deer really pose? In this completely updated and revised edition of her popular book, Rhonda Massingham Hart shares the latest research on deer behavior and food preferences, as well as her hands-on experience in successfully combatting deer, from choosing the best fence to planting the most deer-detested plants.
“The book teaches you how to create a landscape to deter deer, which deer products work, and which ones don’t.” —Des Moines Register
“This handy guide offers steps to make gardens less appetizing using effective, environmentally responsible techniques.” —Indianapolis Star